Wilson County, Kansas Population 2018

Wilson County, Kansas's estimated population is 8,675 with a growth rate of -0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilson County, Kansas is the 45th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,8581832.11%
20178,675-18-0.21%
20168,693-159-1.80%
20158,852-124-1.38%
20148,976-118-1.30%
20139,094-30-0.33%
20129,124-118-1.28%
20119,242-151-1.61%
20109,393-896-8.71%
199010,289-1,839-15.16%
198012,1288117.17%
197011,317-1,760-13.46%
196013,077-1,738-11.73%
195014,815-2,908-16.41%
194017,723-923-4.95%
193018,646-2,511-11.87%
192021,1571,3476.80%
191019,8104,18926.82%
190015,6213352.19%
189015,2861,51110.97%
188013,7757,081105.78%
18706,6946,66724692.59%
1860270.00%

Wilson County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,363
Two or More Races331
Asian62
Black or African American46
American Indian and Alaska Native45
Some Other Race11

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Wilson County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wilson County, Kansas Median Age

44


Total

42


Male

46.3


Female

Wilson County, Kansas Adults

There are 6,744 adults, (1,814 of whom are seniors) in Wilson County, Kansas.

Wilson County, Kansas Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,496

50.76%

Male

4,362

49.24%

Wilson County, Kansas Households and Families

Wilson County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Wilson County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
Male82.1%17.9%
All74%26%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Female50.4%49.6%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilson County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8732.2574
Married1,8782.8590.9
Non Family1,4291.2457.7
Female4152.7350.4
Male1513.0582.1

2.74

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilson County, Kansas Households

Wilson County, Kansas Education

Wilson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1893.07%
9th to 12th Grade5629.14%
High School Graduate2,22236.13%
Some College1,61526.26%
Associates Degree6069.85%
Bachelors Degree64910.55%
Graduate Degree3074.99%

Wilson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7535,131884
Hispanic1548523
Multiple Races1201072
Asian624545
Black3812
Native American34192
Other Race66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 72.58%.

Wilson County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,722$36,162$21,265
Less Than High School$19,531$26,786$13,750
High School Grad$26,045$33,681$15,450
Some College$28,281$40,048$21,525
Bachelors Degree$41,781$48,500$38,958
Graduate Degree$47,750$53,929$37,188

$29,722

Average Earnings

$36,162

Average Male

$21,265

Average Female

Wilson County, Kansas Language

Wilson County, Kansas Language by Age

Wilson County, Kansas Language

97.53% of Wilson County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9451,25315.77%
Multiple31810432.70%
Hispanic2518433.47%
Black433581.40%
Asian621727.42%
Other9444.44%

16.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.61%

Male Poverty Rate

16.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Kansas is Black, with 81.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Kansas is White, with 15.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.05%.

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.20%
High School10.95%
Some College10.57%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.37%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed15.35%
Male Employed10.19%

Wilson County, Kansas Income

Wilson County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,468$58,883
Families$55,820$67,667
Married Families$63,798$
Non Families$26,294$42,107

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Wilson County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by War

603

Number of Veterans

569

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam278
Korea95
First Gulf War53
Second Gulf War23
World War II19

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74185
75+176
55 to 64144
35 to 5483
18 to 3415

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5839.02%
2 or More2015.04%
Hispanic95.29%

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

7.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Employment Status

Wilson County, Kansas Employment by Age

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Employment by Race

Wilson County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wilson County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Neodesha24862319-167-6.72%
Fredonia24822291-191-7.70%
Altoona413374-39-9.44%
Buffalo232217-15-6.47%
Benedict7368-5-6.85%
New Albany5652-4-7.14%
Coyville4643-3-6.52%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990